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  • 22nd STS integrates with Team McChord during Rainier War

    From left, U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Garrett Matney, 4th Airlift Squadron (4th AS) co-pilot, and Capt. Wes Cobb, 4th AS instructor pilot and flight commander, prepare for an airlift mission as part of Exercise Rainier War at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, April 26, 2021. Rainier War tests the 62nd Airlift Wing's capability to plan, generate and
  • U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center commander, command chief visit JBLM

    Leadership from the U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center visited the 627th Air Base Group here, April 9-10.During their visit, Maj. Gen. Mark Camerer, USAF Expeditionary Center commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Anthony W. Green, USAF Expeditionary Center command chief, observed firsthand how the group’s unique mission and joint base location fits
  • COVID-19 vaccines available at McChord Airman’s Clinic

    The McChord Airman’s Clinic here is administering COVID-19 vaccinations to active-duty Air Force personnel, civilian employees and contractors.Madigan Army Medical Center is the head of COVID-19 vaccination distribution for JBLM and is working toward decentralizing access to the vaccine by making it available at the Airman’s Clinic. This is
  • Team McChord certifies Specialized Fueling Operations aircrews

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- Team McChord certified Specialized Fueling Operations aircrews during Exercise Rainier War at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, on April 21. Specifically, 62nd Airlift Wing is focused on wet-wing defueling. A wet-wing defuel procedure is used to quickly offload a specified amount of fuel from a receiver
  • Team McChord Conducts CBRN Training for Rainier War

    Airmen from the 62nd Airlift Wing and 627th Air Base Group don chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense gear during Exercise Rainier War on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, on April 21, 2021. Exercise Rainier War tests the 62nd AW’s capability to plan, generate and execute a deployment tasking, sustain contingency operations,
  • Team McChord prepares for Rainier War

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Toby Yi, a material management Airman with the 627th Logistics Readiness Squadron, checks the equipment roster for Exercise Rainier War at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, April 20, 2021. Exercise Rainier War tests the 62nd Airlift Wing’s capability to plan, generate and execute a deployment tasking, sustain
  • 62nd AW kicks off Rainier War

    JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – The 62nd Airlift Wing kicked off 2021 Exercise Rainier War, April 19. Exercise Rainier War is a major exercise for the Wing, including multiple airlift and fighter assets, joint partners and special operations forces.Exercise Rainier War evaluates the Wing’s ability to plan, generate and execute a deployment
  • Team McChord Hosts First Airmen Professional Enhancement Seminar

    Participants in the first iteration of the Airmen Professional Enhancement Seminar pose for a group photo at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, April 13, 2021. This is the first group of junior enlisted Airmen to undergo the two-day training designed by the 5/6 Club and Top III. The PES is a two-day opportunity for junior enlisted Airmen to be
  • PRESS RELEASE: Rainier War to increase aircraft activities

    The 62nd Airlift Wing’s Exercise Rainier War is scheduled April 19-30.During the two-week exercise, there may be an increase in aircraft activities. Public queries or comments about noise may be directed to JBLM Public Affairs through https://home.army.mil/lewis-mcchord/index.php/contact/noise-and-public-disturbances, 62nd Airlift Wing Public
  • AGE Airmen help keep C-17s young

    When people think of maintenance in the U.S. Air Force, they often picture an Airman working directly on an aircraft. However, many jobs within the maintenance career field have different ways they contribute to the mission of keeping jets in the air.The 62nd Maintenance Squadron Aerospace Ground Equipment Flight at McChord Field oversees all the
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